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By Edward R. Scheinerman

Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment

How can a form have multiple measurement yet fewer than ? what's the top method to pick public officers while greater than applicants are vying for the workplace? Is it attainable for a hugely exact clinical try out to offer commonly wrong effects? are you able to tile your flooring with general pentagons? how will you use merely the 1st digit of revenues numbers to figure out in case your accountant is mendacity? Can arithmetic supply insights into unfastened will?
Edward Scheinerman, an complete mathematician and enthusiastic educator, solutions most of these questions and extra during this publication, a suite of mathematical masterworks. In bite-sized chapters that require in basic terms highschool algebra, he invitations readers to attempt their palms at fixing mathematical puzzles and gives an enticing and pleasant travel of numbers, shapes, and uncertainty. the result's an unforgettable advent to the basics and pleasures of pondering mathematically.

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